Archive for the ‘Grumman’ Category

The Mid Atlantic Air Museum and the World War 2 Weekend out in Reading Pennsylvania.

John Freedman attended his first World War II Weekend, presented by the Mid Atlantic Air Museum, earlier in the year, and shares some of his images. he wrote a number of friends and included some great photos. In part, he wrote: “I had not been there before… This was unlike any show I had done […]

Grumman’s F-14 Tomcat Scrapbook

The Tomcat was the successor of the ill-fated F-111B aircraft carrier-based fighter.  The first prototype flew on December 21, 1970, and was introduced operationally in 1974, just missing combat in the skies over Vietnam. One original mission was to defend carrier task forces from attacks from the Soviet Union in case of World War III.  […]

More Jet Carrier-Capable Warbirds

Photographer Scott Jankowski has had the opportunity to see loads of U.S. Navy and Marine jets on airport ramps and at air shows. Here’s a collection of photos he’s taken over the years, how many types do you recognize? 

Mid-Term Report For the Year 2021

Hope is there for a number of air shows to operate, featuring warbirds, in 2021 We, the combined groups of writers, reporters and photographers here at Photorecon.net, ClassicWarbirds.net and CivilAviationWorld.com, are coming to grips with another subdued North American air show season… but with a renewed enthusiasm as a number of venues return to present […]